I want to write something uplifting and encouraging. I want to write something that inspires feelings of empowerment, pushing readers to seize the day, overcome obstacles, and WIN WIN WIN! But, the truth is that today I am a sad and confused ball of emotion. And, while I’m usually an advocate for “sitting with one’s […]
“While everyone – all colors – everyone is affected by stigma – no one wants to say ‘I’m not in control of my mind.’ No one wants to say, ‘The person I love is not in control of [their] mind.’ But people of color really don’t want to say it because we already feel stigmatized by virtue of skin color or eye shape or accent and we don’t want any more reasons for anyone to say, ‘You’re not good enough.'” -Bebe Moore Campbell
I created this blog with the understanding that I am not alone and neither are you. I wanted to join the effort to destigmatize mental illness and give a voice to an often marginalized and misunderstood group.